Powerful rainstorms hit East Coast; Midwest cleans up

PHILADELPHIA - Severe weather that pounded the Midwest and spawned tornadoes shifted on Tuesday to the East Coast, where tornado warnings were issued in several states and rainstorms...
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NOAA: Thanks to El Nino, the US looks pretty wet this winter

...severe thunderstorms in Florida, but forecasts less lake-effect snow around the Great Lakes, occasional mild days for the Midwest and says it will be "not as brutal" for the Northeast.___ Online:NOAA's seasonal forecast: http://1.usa...
Nation and World
Infographic: Who has the worst winters in Alaska?

...Arctic Ocean shore. Valdez gets buried by snow. Juneau has the wet chill of rain and snow.In January 2013, a group of Midwest climatologists presented a way to objectively answer the question of who has it worst.Called the Accumulated Winter Season...
State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

...The 2014 survey found that in 22 states, 30 percent or more of the population was obese. They were mostly in the South and Midwest. Three states - Arkansas, Mississippi and West Virginia - had obesity rates over 35 percent.The government Monday released...
Nation and World
On the Trails: What happens when animals eat poisons?

...the attractive red (or sometimes white) berries. At least one moth species can eat the seeds, and I recall that, in the Midwest, grouse eat the berries. I once fed berries to several small mammals without obvious deleterious consequences. Nevertheless...
Northern bog lemmings at cliff's edge?

...WildEarthGuardiansPetitionNorthernBogLemming.pdf?docID=14742 Read more on USFWS's website here: ? Contact Juneau Empire outdoors writer Mary Catharine Martin at maryc.martin...
2015 Little League World Series Glance

...South Williamsport, Pa.All Times EDTUNITED STATESGREAT LAKES, Bowling Green, Ky.; MID-ATLANTIC, Lewisberry, Pa.; MIDWEST, Webb City, Mo.; NEW ENGLAND, Cranston, R.I.; NORTHWEST, Portland, Ore.; SOUTHEAST, Taylors, S.C.; SOUTHWEST...
Cold snap felt across Rockies, Midwest

HELENA, Mont. - A wintry storm pushing through the Rockies and Midwest is bringing bitterly cold temperatures and treacherous driving conditions blamed in at least six deaths as it threatens crops as...
Sports on TV for Aug. 14 and Aug. 15

...Regional, semifinal, at Bristol, Conn.9 a.m., ESPN - Midwest Regional, semifinal, at Indianapolis11 a.m., ESPN - Northwest...Regional, semifinal, at Bristol, Conn.9 a.m., ESPN - Midwest Regional, final, at Indianapolis11 a.m., ESPN - Northwest...
Movie guide for the week of June 24 to July 1

...PG) - Synopsis: After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear...Inside Out" (PG) - After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear...


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